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The Barn

Yelverton, Devon (Ref. 975873)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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    Mrs Morgan

    “The cottage is so spacious and has everything you could possibly require in terms of equipment.”

    The owners are lovely although we only met them once so not ever present. Location is perfect for both Tavistock and Plymouth and just beautiful. A true gem of a cottage.

    The owners are lovely although we only met them once so not ever present. Location is perfect for both Tavistock and Plymouth and just beautiful. A true gem of a cottage.

The property

1½ miles from Yelverton, off a wooded lane 500 yards from the golf club, an upside down 17th century detached cottage beautifully converted from a barn within the extensive grounds and gardens of the friendly owners?

16th century farmhouse.

You have separate access and parking with gravelled path through a flower/shrub garden to 10 steps (no handrail) up to a raised garden (unfenced, caution) and entrance.

Paddock for walking dogs.

Bicycle storage available.Inside, simple and sophisticated with limestone floors downstairs and wood upstairs.

Large, light and airy open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric oven/halogen hob) with handcrafted cupboards, woodburner, TV/DVD/Blu-ray and glazed double doors both sides, one with balustrade and garden views, and one opening to the patio/garden with lovely long wooded rural views.

From the living area, two flights of stairs (stairgates): one up to a gallery bedroom/den with single bed and table football, and one down to two more bedrooms - a king size double with TV, and 1 x 2'6" twin (can convert to king size double); bathroom (with roll-top bath, double shower, WC and basin); step down to utility room (washing machine, tumble drier) with door to 8 steps up to garden; small shower-room (suite).

Sleeps maximum of 4 adults plus 1 child.

The nearby village of Yelverton is a good size and offers pubs and shops, golf, tennis and horse riding.

You can join the Drakes Trail between Plymouth and Tavistock by foot or on a bike here.

For walkers and mountain bikers, Dartmoor is all around, or explore attractions like National Trust Buckland Abbey, The Garden House, Saltram House, the National Marine Aquarium andall Plymouths city amenities.

In a lovely location, The Barn is a wonderful place for cyclists, walkers and families.

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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Over three levels. Two downstairs bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x 2'6" twin (can convert to king size double). Bathroom with roll-top bath, double shower, WC, basin. Shower-room with shower, WC, basin. Utility room. Top floor single gallery bedroom/den. Upstairs living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen area.


  • Central heating, underfloor heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for two cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, Sorry no smoking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Tavistock 5.7 miles; Plymouth 9.5 miles; Salcombe 21.9 miles

The pretty village of Yelverton makes a perfect base for exploring Dartmoor with excellent walking and cycling routes in the area.

The 21 mile-long cycling and walking route Drakes trail, runs through the village and links nearby Tavistock and Plymouth passing through wooded valleys and open moorland.

It is also possible to hire bikes in the village.

There are several eating places around Yelverton including The Royal Oak that provides a warm welcome and superb locally sourced food.

The Yelverton Paperweight Centre is worthy of a visit, where not only will you find an extensive collection of glass paperweights, there is an interesting collection of paintings from local artists.

Nearby attractions include Buckland Abbey, The Garden House and Burrator Reservoir.

The South Devon coast is within easy reach for day trips to Salcombe and the pretty riverside village of Newton Ferrers.

The Naval port of Plymouth can also be easily reached, famous for its maritime heritage and the historic Barbican district its narrow, cobbled streets lined with a fine selection of restaurants and bars..

Region Information

Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 4 adults

Note: Logs for the wood burner only provided during the winter months

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